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OAU: NASELS Loses A Reputable Lecturer

By Mutiu Saheed Abiodun
Professor  Asiyanbola, a lecturer of Stylistics at the department of English, lost his life to the cold hand of death within the last 24 hours. The department was thrown into great shock in the light of this news. Professor Asiyanbola was considered to be a rare gem and he would be missed. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

OAU Student Launches Foundation, Provides Pads For Female Prisoners

A student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Abass Oyeyemi has launched a foundation, Reaching Minds Foundation which aims at working towards a better life for Nigerians including those in prisons.

The foundation on October, 1 visited Abeokuta and Ijebu Ode prisons to celebrate the independence day with the female inmates alongside with providing them with some Menstrual Hygiene materials that will last them some months.

According to Mr Oyeyemi, "the Nigeria Prisons as well as other prisons in Africa is characterized by poor funding, over congestion amongst many others anomalies which has resulted in the poor health status of many inmates."

"There are a lot of worries inmates at Nigerian Prisons are faced with. But there is none that engages our interest like that of Menstrual Health. Of course, there have been cries for criminal justice reforms all over the world, and developing countries are not left out."

"Such cries has given birth to First Step Act …